Courgetti Ragu

I love this pasta sauce. The oldest girl requests this when she comes back from school as it reminds her of home, and smells so delicious as it is slowly cooking. I have made an old Anna del Conte’s (A Gastronomy of Italy) ragù recipe my own. I tend to…

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Asian salad

We had a delicious pot roast chicken at the weekend when the boy came home unexpectedly and we needed to feed him up with something quick and delicious.  Pot roasting is new to me and while it was not the crispiest skinned bird ever, it was probably the moistest one…

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New Year, New You?

Warming Mushroom and Chicken Broth I don’t know about you, but January for me is a time for new beginnings. After the excesses of Christmas and New Year, I like to take time out to reflect on the previous year and consider my goals for the coming one. After a…

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